Campamento Ecuestre

Equestrian camp, Pirineos

Located in the north of Spain, in plain nature, surrounded by mountains and rivers, we can find one of the best horse riding camps in Spain. Here children and youngsters will enjoy an unforgettable summer holiday.

In this international atmosphere and hosted in a charming rural hotel, the young riders will enjoy spending time with the horses while they learn Spanish, English, French or Chinese.

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FEATURES
  • Girls and boys between 8 and 18 years old.
  • All levels of horse riding.
  • 5 hours of horse riding every day.
  • Jumping, dressage, cross and natural horsemanship
  • Daily Spanish , English, French or Chinese classes.
  • In general, communication in the camp will be in English.
  • Youngsters and children from more than 20 different countries from all continents.
  • Accommodation in a rural hotel.
  • Full pension.
DURATION AND ARRIVAL

The duration of the camp is for weekly periods from Sunday to Sunday, available from the last week of June to the first Sunday of September

In the stays of two or more weeks, on Sunday between the periods, there will be an excursion to Jaca.

The departure will be on Sunday morning before 12:00. The entrance, Sunday afternoon between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.

Possibility of transfer from Pau (France) or Zaragoza: € 135 round trip in school taxi.

FACILITIES

SCHOOL

The school is staffed by an excellent team of teachers with certificate in horse riding. They are highly experienced and enthusiastic teachers that enjoy sharing their knowledge and passion for the horses, encouraging young people to practice this sport with so many positive effects. The five tracks – three sand tracks and two grass tracks –, an amusing cross circuit and 50 well-trained horses make the school the perfect place to live a worthy sporty and human experience.

ACCOMODATION

Students stay 2 km from Jaca (Huesca), in an old inn of the XIX century converted into a comfortable and warm rural hotel of 2000 square meters, which together with the Equestrian Center forms a perfect leisure complex with exceptional facilities , comparable to the natural luxury that surrounds us.

The hotel has:

  • 20 rooms adaptable to double, triple or quadruple rooms.

  • Dinning room with fireplace.
  • TV room.
  • Cinema room.
  • Games room, study room ad library.
  • Classrooms and multimedia rooms for the language and theoretical horse riding lectures.

SURROUNDINGS

The camp is surrounded by amazing landscapes where nothing is missed: majestic mountains with snow-covered tops, pure fresh air, clean and blue sky, a privileged weather and a river with crystal clear water where take a bath in summer.

EXAMPLE OF A DAY IN THE CAMP

08:15   Wake up time. First thing, feed the horses in groups. After that, breakfast, toileting and preparing for the day.

Pupils will be organized in groups with similar levels for both, language and horse riding classes.

10:00 The group for horse riding will be on the track and the group of those studying English, French, Spanish or Chinese will be in the classroom (In the afternoon we will switch roles).

From 12:00 to 13:00  We will work, in different levels, on different horse riding skills.

13:30 Lunch time. Our cook will prepare a varied, balanced and delicious home-cooked food everyday. Relax and cinema-club for youngsters and games for children.

17:00   Flexible start of the afternoon classes depending on the weather. We will switch groups – one group language and other horse riding – and we will finish all together playing horse riding games or taking part in horse shoeing, veterinary and saddlery workshops.

There will be a snack break.

21:30 Dinner at the hotel’s dinning room.

22:30   Reflection, thoughts, and comments. Suggestions box. Guided games and reading.

23 :15 Youngest children go to bed. The older ones can stay a little bit longer, always with supervision.

** This schedule is subject to numerous variations depending on the number of students, the weather, the equestrian games chosen, the duties of English or Spanish...

REGULATIONS AND COEXISTENCE

While it is "equestrian holidays", the development of these camps requires their standards. Students must obey teachers and instructors at all times and, in particular, for safety reasons during riding lessons. Respect for teachers and monitors. Repeated misconduct will be grounds for expulsion from the center.

MOBILE PHONE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Although mobile phones and electronic games are not prohibited, we strongly discourage their use during the camp. We consider that these devices are an obstacle and an unnecessary distraction for the well functioning of the camp. The pupils will be invited to leave their mobile phones in their bedrooms.

The school will not be responsible for the lost mobile phones or electronic devices.

MONEY

Children will not be able to buy anything during their stay in the camp.

24 HOUR SUPERVISION

The camp and school owners along with their team of collaborators live in the camp with their children – they also take part in the activities. Therefore there will be a continuous supervision during the activities in the camp.

TO CONSIDER

MEDICINES

Children are not allowed to carry medicines. In the case they need medicines, parents will hand in the medicines to us for the correct administration. Although the camp has accident insurance, the participants must bring their European Health Insurance card, in the case of illness or injuries from activities different from horse riding.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE KIDS: So that your child's stay is enriching and has the best of experiences, we recommend that you inform us of any important detail that will help us to better know them

WHAT TO BRING

Underwear for every day (if needed, clothes will be washed). Shorts, t-shirts, bathing suit, sandals for the river, towel and hat or cap. Long trousers and a sweater or warm jacket for the cool nights. Comfortable shoes, sneakers or sport shoes and socks. Pyjamas, toilet bag (do not forget sun protection cream). A small backpack is advisable.

Pupils with stays of two weeks or longer will do the laundry after the first week.

HORSE RIDING EQUIPMENT

Jodhpurs, comfortable trousers or leggings, boots, gloves and helmet. The helmet is mandatory. It can be borrowed at the camp, but we recommend to bring their own helmet.

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From June 21 To August 30, 2020

(7 days / 7 nights)

9 160 DKK

Price per week

Includes


  • 22 hours of horse riding and 12 hours of the desired language class in the camp in full pension.
  • Sunday trip to Jaca with lunch included for long stays in the camp (2 weeks or longer).
  • Accident insurance in the camp.
  • Accommodation and meals.

Not included


  • Transportation to the camp**.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Flight tickets.

** Minors not accompanied by parents can be picked up at Zaragoza or Pau airport by scholar taxi (cost: 135 euros return ticket)